After decades of tame price growth, red-hot inflation is back with a vengeance. Thanks to a unique combination of factors, people’s pocketbooks are once again suffering from surging prices. 2022’s investor playbook features some timeless wisdom for dealing with inflation, as well as a recognition that this year’s challenges won’t exactly mirror the inflation crises of old, such as during the 1970s.

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Stagflation is an economic phenomenon characterized by rising prices together with a stagnant or shrinking economy. Economically, stagflation represents the “worst of both worlds.” Retirees and consumers get hammered by rising prices. Businesses get squeezed by rising costs for doing business, and workers have a hard time finding employment.

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Generally, the rules concerning IRA transactions for gold IRAs are the same for other kinds of IRAs. There are some rules that apply specifically to gold and other precious metals in IRAs that are not applicable to other IRAs, such as purity and storage requirements. However, this post will focus on the tax rules that apply to the most common IRA transactions.

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Once you leave the work force, you may have a lot of flexibility about choosing where you want to live. Of course, being near friends and loved ones is an important consideration. But taxes are another vital factor. After all, a few thousand dollars saved in taxes each year can go a long way towards buying plane and bus tickets to visit loved ones or help them come visit you.

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The Credit Suisse gold bar remains one of the most popular gold products in circulation. The impeccable reputation of Credit Suisse’s gold facility, combined with their product’s striking beauty and high purity level makes the Credit Suisse family of gold bars one of the most in-demand bullion products in the market, valued by collectors and investors alike.

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Prior to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, Congress forbid the use of almost all types of precious metals in IRAs. The only precious metals Americans were allowed to own directly within IRA accounts were U.S.-minted American Eagle gold and silver coins.

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